I understand you want to fix it in 9.1. The reason that I was using 8.1 is that
I want to see how injection works there, to then somehow clone this to a
distribution based on 8.1 which does not support injection. But I can install
9.1 alongside to test an updated driver in the future for sure.
The hardware is capable of injection, listed at the aircrack-ng website as a
Is it complicated to add ahdemo support?
> Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2013 14:41:25 -0700
> Subject: Re: Alfa AWUS036H WiFi - driver not supporting AHDEMO mode for
> From: adr...@freebsd.org
> To: mark_m...@hotmail.com
> CC: email@example.com
> * Please update to -HEAD first; I'd like to fix packet injection mode
> (which means making ahdemo mode) but I'd like to do this in -HEAD.
> * I don't know if the hardware supports raw frame injection. Maybe it
> does but the driver hasn't been updated yet.
> On 19 July 2013 13:48, Mark Moes <mark_m...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi all!
> > Having just posted opened a thread about this on the FreeBSD forum, I'll
> > more or less copy/paste that post in this mail. Thread:
> > http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?p=227470
> > - - -
> > I have the "Alfa AWUS036h 802.11 b/g Long-Range USB Adapter" connected to
> > my laptop which is running a FreeBSD 8.1 installation. The adapter is
> > widely used for injecting wireless frames, which is my objective as well.
> > I have set it up to use the urtw(4) driver (manpage) by loading the module
> > at boot time.
> > The output of `dmesg | grep urtw` is as follows:
> > urtw0: <vendor 0x0bda product 0x8187, class 0/0, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 2> on
> > usbus7
> > urtw0: unknown RTL8187L type: 0x8000000
> > urtw0: rtl8187l rf rtl8225u hwrev none
> > That looks kinda strange, but the adapter works and I am able to
> > successfully create a wlan0 interface and connect to my WPA2 secured
> > network.
> > However, if I want to create a wlan0 interface (after destroying the
> > previous one) that is usable for packet injection, this is what I get.
> > `ifconfig wlan create wlandev urtw0 wlanmode ahdemo`
> > urtw0: AHDEMO mode not supported # <-- this line is colored white as
> > opposed to normal gray
> > ifconfig: SIOCIFCREATE2: Operation not supported
> > Is this mode simply not (yet) supported?
> > Cheers,
> > Mark / asfdg
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